October 18, 2021 6 min read
At Weekendbee, we've made your job easier by offering a good range of sustainable care and wash products. In this post, we'll tell you how you can use our care and wash products.
Fiini is a Finnish ecological manufacturer of natural cosmetics and laundry products. In our range you will find Fiini products made for laundry care, such as laundry vinegar, washing powder, stain remover and wool detergent.
The materials used in Fiini's products are all natural and biodegradable. No industrial preservatives, additives, perfumes or dyes are used. All vegetable oils and fats are produced in a way that respects and does not harm nature.
Laundry vinegar is a more ecological alternative to fabric softener and it can be used in laundry instead of regular fabric softener. Vinegar is an excellent product for washing sportswear and technical outdoor clothing and it is also suitable for sensitive fabrics such as wool, merino wool and linen. Vinegar removes moldy and other unpleasant odors, brightens the colors, prevents fabrics from yellowing and softens the fabric making it feel lovely on the skin.
Fiini's wool and laundry detergent are perfect for gentle laundry care without compromising on cleanliness and efficiency. When washing wool, it is good to use a wool detergent what is specially formulated for washing wool garments. It gently cleans without affecting the wool properties. Fiini's detergent can be used instead of normal detergent.
Fiini's Stain removal stick is a chemical-free and safe stain remover that is also suitable for delicate textiles. Dampen the stain using warm water. Rub the stick right to the stain. Wash the textile as usual. The stain removal stick is suitable for all textiles washable with water. Especially useful to remove grease stains.
A large part of our clothing contains synthetic materials. During washing, tiny plastic fibres break and enter rivers and oceans via the waste water and thus harm our environment. This is exactly where the Guppyfriend washing bag comes in. According to the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT, on average 86% fewer fibres of synthetic clothing break when washed with the washing bag. The fibres that do break collect in the corners of the washing bag after washing and can be easily removed and disposed of.
Use the Guppyfriend bag to collect microplastics whenever you wash synthetic materials such as polyester and polyamide. For example leggings, fleeces, layering and jackets. By using a wash bag you can also protect your clothes during washing.
How to use Guppyfriend?
Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment. These products are easy and safe to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact on the earth's resources.
Nikwax Tech wash cleans effectively all your technical waterproof clothes by reviving breathability and water repellency. Nikwax Wool wash effectively cleans, softens, freshens, inhibits the build up of body odours, accelerates drying and improves cooling efficiency of woollen base layers. Nikwax Down wash is the only technical cleaner specifically designed for hydrophobic and regular down which cleans effectively, while restoring water repellency and maintaining fill power and insulation.
With these products, you can restore the performance of your waterproof clothing in an environmentally friendly way. They have been specifically designed and optimised for breathable waterproof garments; they leave a flexible water repellent treatment on individual fibres allowing moisture vapour to pass through, maintaining breathability.
Spray-On is easy and quick to apply. The spray-on application allows for direct treatment of areas which require it most (e.g. elbows and seams on jackets) and will not compromise the properties of internal wicking liners.
Wash-In is easy and quick to apply in a washing machine. The washing machine application ensures that the treatment goes right through the garment, treating seams, tapes and cords, as well as the fabric. Also, as the need for tumble drying is removed, this saves energy and protects more vulnerable, older, garments from heat.
OrganoTex is a Swedish brand that creates sustainable and ecological care products for commercial and industrial use. All their products are easily biodegradable and made without harmful chemicals such as fluorocarbon. All their products are made in Sweden from pure raw materials.
Our range includes OrganoTexSport textile wash andWool & down wash. Sport textile wash is for washing shell garments, soft-shell garments, wind and skiwear, fleece, backpacks and various technical fabrics. And it also works on DWR-treated fabrics to make the water-repellent finish last longer. Wool and down wash is a fine detergent for wool, mohair, cashmere, silk and down. It contains Lanolin, the natural fat in wool, which restores the properties of the material.
OrganoTex waterproofing products:
OrganoTex Textile vaterproofing products are available as a convenientSpray-On and s Wash-In. Both waterproofing products effectively restore the water-repellent properties of clothes. The product restores the water repellency of the textile without altering the fabric's colour, texture or breathability, which is important for all types of functional clothing. Our range also includes a separate waterproofing product for shoesOrganoTex Shoecare, which effectively protects shoes and boots from rain and dirt. Suitable for all types of materials such as textile, suede and leather.
OrganoTex Leather Shoe Wax:
OrganoTex Shoe Leather Waxis an effective multi-purpose water repellent wax that moisturizes, protects and polishes leather. Maintains the breathability of leather and extends its life. Makes matte leather shinier.
Manduka is known for their ecological yoga equipment and they also have care products for yoga mats. Their yoga mat cleaning sprays are made from organic ingredients and they will keep your yoga mat clean and fresh.
The Botanical Mat Cleaner is an all-natural plant-based solution that deep cleans in one step and requires no rinsing or wiping after use. The Botanical Mat Cleaner is safe for all non-porous (closed-cell) yoga mat types. Visible soil must be removed before applying cleaning solution. For quick clean spray surface and wipe clean. For deep cleaning, leave on for 10 minutes before wiping. No rinse required after using.
For lighter carpet cleaning and freshening. This spray gives your carpet a long-lasting but mild fragrance, leaving it smelling fresh and not irritating. Spray onto the carpet and wipe dry with a clean cloth before rolling or using. You can also leave it on for 1-2 minutes if you need a deep refresh.
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